Edition/Copyright:2ND 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Blackwell Publishers Published: 01/28/2006 International: No
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1. Abortion and Health Care Ethics Michael Tooley 2. Abortion and Infanticide Judith Jarvis Thomson 3. A Defense of Abortion Don Marquis 4. Why Abortion is Immoral R. M. Hare 5. Abortion and the Golden Rule Mother-Fetus Conflict Laura M. Purdy 6. Are Pregnant Women Fetal Containers?
Part II Issues in Reproduction Assisted Reproduction
Jan Brennan Len Brennan 7. Case Study: Becoming IVF Parents Margaret Tighe Nicholas Tonti-Filippini Robyn Rowland Peter Singer 8. IVF: A Debate Laura M. Purdy 9. Surrogate Mothering: Exploitation or Empowerment? Susan Dodds Karen Jones 10. A Response to Purdy Tony Hope Gill Lockwood Michael Lockwood Jennifer Jackson Susan Bewley 11. An Ethical Debate: Should Older Women Be Offered in vitro Fertilization? Prenatal Screening, Sex Selection and Cloning Laura M. Purdy 12. Genetics and Reproductive Risk: Can Having Children be Immoral? Deborah Kaplan 13. Prenatal Screening and its Impact on Persons with Disabilities Mary Anne Warren 14. Sex Selection: Individual Choice or Cultural Coercion? John Harris 15. `Goodbye Dolly?' The Ethics of Human Cloning
Part III The New Genetics
Marc Lappe 16. Ethical Issues in Manipulating the Human Germ Line John Harris 17. Is Gene Therapy a Form of Eugenics? Nicholas Agar 18. Liberal Eugenics Benno Muller-Hill 19. Lessons from a Dark and Distant Past
Part IV Life and Death Issues Introduction
Jonathan Glover 20. The Sanctity of Life 21. Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Declaration on Euthanasia Killing and Letting Die Germain Grisez Joseph M. Boyle, Jr 22. The Morality of Killing: A Traditional View Jonathan Bennett 23. `Whatever the Consequences' James Rachels 24. Active and Passive Euthanasia Winston Nesbitt 25. Is Killing No Worse Than Letting Die? Helga Kuhse 26. Why Killing is Not Always Worse -- and Sometimes Better -- than Letting Die Severely Disabled Newborns Neil Campbell 27. When Care Cannot Cure: Medical Problems in Seriously Ill Babies Helga Kushe 28. A Modern Myth: That Letting Die is not the Intentional Causation of Death R. M. Hare 29. The Abnormal Child: Moral Dilemmas of Doctors and Parents Paula Boddington Tessa Podpadec 30. Measuring Quality of Life in Theory and in Practice Alison Davis 31. Right to Life of Handicapped Brain Death 32. Ad Hoc Committee of Harvard Medical School A Definition of Irreversible Coma Peter Singer 33. Is the Sanctity of Life Ethic Terminally Ill? Advance Directives Ronald Dworkin 34. Life Past Reason Rebecca Dresser 35. Dworkin on Dementia: Elegant Theory, Questionable Policy Voluntary Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide Chris Hill 36. The Note Daniel Callahan 37. When Self-Determination Runs Amok Pieter Admiraal 38. Listening and Helping to Die: The Dutch Way John Hardwig 39. Is There a Duty to Die?
Part V Resource Allocation
Paul T. Menzel 40. Rescuing Lives: Can't We Count? Nicholas Rescher 41. The Allocation of Exotic Medical Lifesaving Therapy John Harris 42. The Value of Life A. B. Shaw 43. In Defence of Ageism
Part VI Organ Donation
Richard M. Titmuss 44. Why Give to Strangers? Eike-Henner W. Kluge 45. Organ Donation and Retrieval: Whose Body is it Anyway? James F. Blumstein 46. Legalizing Payment for Transplantable Cadaveric Organs John Harris 47. The Survival Lottery A. L. Caplan 48. Is Xenografting Morally Wrong? Peter Singer 49. Xenotransplantation and Speciesism
Part VII Experimentation with Human Subjects Henry K. Beecher
50. Ethics and Clinical Research Benjamin Freedman 51. Equipoise and the Ethics of Clinical Research Samuel Hellman 52. The Patient and the Public Good Udo Schuklenk Carlton Hogan 53. Patient Access to Experimental Drugs and AIDS Clinical Trial Designs: Ethical Issues Torbjorn Tannsjo 54. The Morality of Clinical Research: A Case Study
Part VIII Experimentation with Animals
Immanuel Kant 55. Duties Towards Animals Jeremy Bentham 56. A Utilitarian View Peter Singer 57. All Animals are Equal R. G. Frey Sir William Paton 58. Vivisection, Morals and Medicine: An Exchange
Part IX Ethical Issues in the Practice of
Health Care Confidentiality 59. Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California Mark Siegler 60. Confidentiality in Medicine: A Decrepit Concept Helga Kuhse 61. Confidentiality and the AMA's New Code of Ethics: An Imprudent Formulation? Truth-telling Immanuel Kant 62. On a Supposed Right to Lie from Altruistic Motives Joseph Collins 63. Should Doctors Tell the Truth? Roger Higgs 64. On Telling Patients the Truth Informed Consent and Patient Autonomy John Stuart 65. On Liberty Benjamin N. Cardozo 66. From Schloendorff v. New York Hospital Robert L. Schwartz 67. Autonomy, Futility, and the Limits of Medicine Robert M. Veatch 68. Abandoning Informed Consent Julian Savulescu 69. Rational Desires and the Limitation of Life-Sustaining Treatment
Part X Special Issues Facing Nurses Barbara Huttmann
70. One Nurse's Story: What I Had to Do for My Patient Mac E. Joy Kroeger Mappes 71. Ethical Dilemmas for Nurses: Physicians' Orders versus Patients' Rights Lisa H. Newton 72. In Defense of the Traditional Nurse
Part XI Ethicists and Ethics Committees James Rachels
73. When Philosophers Shoot from the Hip Jonathan D. Moreno 74. Ethics Consultation as Moral Engagement Mark Siegler 75. Ethics Committees: Decisions by Bureaucracy Dan W. Brock 76. Truth or Consequences: The Role of Philosophers in Policy-Making Index
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